Health Alliance announces three new doctors

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The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance has announced the addition of three new doctors to its organization.

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dr. Anthony Piazza joins the emergency medicine department, while Dr. Andrew Su joins the hospital program and Dr. Wael Hasan in the surgery department works as an otolaryngologist.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Piazza, Dr. Su and Dr. Hasan to CKHA and the Chatham-Kent community,” said Dr. Pervez Faruqi, chief of staff, in a press release.

“Their skills, knowledge and contributions to our programs and services will be a great addition to CKHA and help us further increase our commitment to delivering patient and family centered care.”

Piazza, who grew up in Windsor, completed medical school at Western University. He recently completed his residency at McMaster University focusing on community practices in the Halton area.

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“A friend who worked in CKHA’s emergency department described it as a fast-paced, collegial, and supportive environment,” he said. “When I heard this, I was excited to join the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance team as I began my career focused on emergency medicine.”

Su attended McGill University and received a bachelor of science degree with honors in 2015, with first-class honors in pharmacology.

He received his doctorate in medicine from the Schulich School of Medicine, Western University, Windsor campus. He completed his residency in family medicine in 2021 at Mount Sinai Hospital.

He completed an additional fellowship in hospital medicine at the University of Toronto.

“I’m excited about this opportunity at CKHA, not just for medical care itself, but also for the community,” Su said. “I think one of the best ways to learn about a community is through the patients, and why you become a hospital doctor is not only taking care of their medical condition, but being a part of their lives through your care.”

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Hasan graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, where he completed his residency training in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery.

He completed basic surgery and holds a Masters of Surgery degree from the University College of Dublin and the National University of Ireland.

After working as a lecturer and clinical tutor at the University College of Dublin and St Vincent’s University Hospital in Ireland, he moved to Toronto to continue his education as a clinical head and neck surgical oncology fellow at the University of Toronto.

“I was very impressed with how welcoming and friendly the people and staff at CKHA are,” said Hasan. “On my first visit, I was immediately welcomed by everyone and treated like a local. It will be a great honor and pleasure to serve the people of this community.”

Hasan welcomes references to his office at 103-111 Heritage Rd. in Chatham. His office can be reached by phone at 519-397-1865 or fax at 519-380-9598.

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